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From left - Michelle Rolfe and Lesley Garden

‘Lost in Food' makes final of national blogging awards

Inverurie based food blogging duo, Lesley Garden and Michelle Rolfe have been announced as a finalist in the prestigious 2018 Brilliance in Blogging Awards...

Fierce Brewery makes beer for Lidl's Isle of Ale Festival

Lidl has teamed up with Aberdeen's Fierce Brewery to create a bespoke beer, to be sold exclusively in can format to Lidl customers during...

Fuelling the economy: career change pays off for Festival foodies

From jams to jalapenos, cheese to chocolate, cottage industries and kitchen table firms are big business. According to a new report by entrepreneur organisation,...
Brewdog's Ellon brewery

BrewDog revenue up 55% to £78 million to make it the 13th biggest beer...

Ellon-based brewer, BrewDog, has shown substantial growth across all areas of its domestic and international business. Total revenue is at £78 million, up by 55%...

BrewDog opens the doors to the world’s first beer hotel

BrewDog has opened its craft beer hotel, the DogHouse, on the site of its US brewery in Columbus, Ohio. The DogHouse is the world’s first...

Event – North East Alcohol Think-in (NEAT)

The hospitality industry across the North East is experiencing significant challenges from legislative changes to cost pressures and efficiency drives. To address these challenges,...

Aberdeen/shire business growth programme catalyses growth in ambitious food and drink producers

Food and drink producers from across North East Scotland have secured contracts with national distributors, scaled up production, diversified product ranges, and accelerated their...

Double award win for Scottish premium gin

An Aberdeenshire husband and wife have won two awards in a world-renowned wine and spirit competition, for their premium gin inspired by Aberdeenshire’s rich...

Nick Nairn closes Aberdeen Pizza Bar for commercial reasons

Scottish chef Nick Nairn is to close his pizza restaurant business in Aberdeen because it is no longer commercially viable. Nick’s Pizza Bar, which launched...

BrewDog opens latest American round of equity crowdfunding initiative with £7.5 million target

Independent Scottish brewer, BrewDog, has opened the latest American round of its record-breaking equity crowdfunding initiative: Equity for Punks. With a goal of raising $10...

Ola Oils celebrates a decade in business with relaunch

A family business is marking its tenth year of operations by re-launching its award-winning oils. Ola Oils, based at Westfield Farms in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, has...

New Aberdeenshire gin launched to add to NE collection

Aberdeen-based Raven Spirits Ltd. has launched a new premium gin, adding to the rich variety of Aberdeenshire’s small batch gins. Raven Gin has been created...

FreshMex secures first permanent restaurant unit

FreshMex, the Tex-Mex street-food outfit which began life trading as a pop-up food stall at local farmers markets and fayres in 2015, has signed...

BrewDog has launched its first ever BrewPub

BrewDog has launched its first ever BrewPub featuring a 10hl brewing kit. BrewDog Tower Hill, London will be the Aberdeenshire brewery’s largest stand-alone bar site and...

New BrewDog CFO appointed to assist global expansion

Craft brewery, BrewDog, has appointed Jason Marshall to the newly created role of Chief Financial Officer. Jason brings a great wealth of experience to the...

Grape & Grain named top bar in Scotland for wine selection

Aberdeen’s Grape & Grain has been named best bar in Scotland for its wine selection. The upmarket wine bar, which opened on the city’s Thistle...

rora dairy secures a place on the shelf at Morrisons with “Local Foodmakers” contract

rora dairy’s premium yogurt, made fresh on its farm at Middleton of Rora, Longside, Peterhead, has been named as one of the ‘Nation’s Local...

James Watt: When Dragon's Den turned down BrewDog

Back in 2009, after BrewDog had been running successfully for two years, we applied to go on Dragon’s Den and pitch to the Dragons....

Tor Na Coille Hotel celebrates two AA Rosettes and four-star rating

A north east country house hotel is celebrating success after being awarded two AA Rosettes following a recent inspection. The Tor Na Coille Hotel...

Seafood processors unite to form federation

At a recent meeting of the Scottish Seafood Association, Scottish Pelagic Processors Association and significant large independent processors there was unanimous agreement that a...

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From left - Michelle Rolfe and Lesley Garden

‘Lost in Food' makes final of national blogging awards

Inverurie based food blogging duo, Lesley Garden and Michelle Rolfe have been announced as a finalist in the prestigious 2018 Brilliance in Blogging Awards...
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Fierce Brewery makes beer for Lidl's Isle of Ale Festival

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